Become a Foster!

Thank you for your consideration in becoming a foster home.

By opening your heart & home your generosity can help save a life.

What it means to foster?

Families will provide temporary care for homeless animals, so that they can wait for their families outside of the stressful shelter environment. During this time depending on what foster program best fits you – foster homes will be expected to either work with an adult dog or puppies.

Who is eligible to foster?

Anyone 21 years and older is eligible to apply as a foster home. Once an application is submitted the Adoptions Coordinator will follow up with references and deem if the family is a good fit for the foster program of your choosing. All foster homes are required to meet with the Adoptions Coordinator and attend a foster orientation before taking an animal home.

What are Adopt-A-Dog’s foster programs?

Adult Dog Foster Program:

This program is catered to our adult dogs who could be recovering from a medical procedure, dogs with special behavioral needs who may be under socialized or fearful coming from an abusive situation, dogs who are deteriorating in the shelter environment or senior dogs who would like a calmer place to wait for their forever homes.

Puppy Foster Program:

This program is catered for young, injured and sick, abused or under socialized puppies to give them a chance to grow and heal before finding their forever homes.


To apply to become a foster home please fill out an application here

Have more questions? For a list of FAQ please click here


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